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Political History Tuesday: Pearl Harbor Revelations

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 was the start of World War II for the United States. Some mostly untold stories about Pearl Harbor are: 507 more words

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#TBT 70 years ago today the first atom bomb was tested successfully

On this day in 1945, at 5:29:45 a.m., the Manhattan Project came to an explosive end as the first atom bomb was successfully tested in Alamogordo, New Mexico. 310 more words

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July 16th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1938, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt passed into Seal Beach at 11:40 a.m. on his way to San Diego for a west coast fishing vacation. 72 more words

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Political History Tuesday: Roosevelt Overrules Nimitz with Bad Results

Fortunately for the United States in the Pacific in World War II, President Roosevelt focused most of his “expertise” on Europe, trotting along after a misguided Churchill. 451 more words

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The Sphinx

The Sphinx – Franklin Roosevelt, The Isolationists, and the Road to World War II
By Nicholas Wapshott
Norton & Company – £18.99

As is always the case with any book that honestly addresses America’s isolationism during the first half of the twentieth century, there is always going to be some sort of eye opening consternation. 524 more words


Political History Tuesday: Roosevelt and Churchill—An Odd Couple

Roosevelt and Churchill were good friends during World War II. But it was an uneven friendship, with Churchill telling Roosevelt what to do militarily and Roosevelt doing as told. 440 more words

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Wall Street as the co-government of the U.S.

I’ve written many posts about the revolving door between Wall Street and Washington, and how the U.S. government puts the interests of the financial oligarchy above the interests of the American public. 921 more words

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